The Border Watch : January 30th 2015
SOCIAL FEED Border Watch Mount Gambier JJJ’s Hottest 100 MIXED reviews flooded Facebook newsfeeds after Triple J’s annual Hottest 100 countdown was completed last Sunday. Plenty of Hottest 100 parties were hosted in Mount Gambier on Australia Day. With blow-up pools, fairy lights, bucket hats and beers a common trend. Australian artist Chet Faker took out the top spot with Talk is Cheap from his popular record, Built On Glass. Electronic duo Peking Duk took out second and fifth place with their tracks High and Take Me Over. Mount Gambier’s favourite hip hop group Hilltop Hoods, which visited the city last year, were voted into third position with their track Cosby Sweater and fourth went to Milky Chance with Stolen Dance. Chris Birks: “Such a bad Hottest 100. So many terrible songs got voted in.” Laura Vause: “More than a little mad that High by Peking Duk did not take out first place!” Bronte Ellard: “Okay, quit Triple J bashing, we voted these songs in and if you are saying they are all terrible then clearly you do not listen to Triple J!” Brittany Allen: “Cosby Sweater by Hilltop Hoods should have been number one!” TRENDING NOW What is dominating news feeds across the Limestone Coast Social Feed pic of the week LAST weekend the huge Autofest event sped into Mount Gambier. Some impressive photographs were posted online during the burnout event. This week’s feature photograph comes from @beegee42 on Instagram. He is a car lover who posted a series of images from the Autofest weekend. @kyraTBW firstname.lastname@example.org Body artist gains online praise FROM super heroes to FOAM PARTY: Madison Donehue and Christina Mancuso enjoyed a bubbly adventure at the Mac’s Hotel and Cider Garden last Sunday night at the foam party. Picture: Mac’s Hotel and Cider Garden. villains, Mount Gambier artist Maharnia Nube creates weekly body art and posts it online. Her incredibly detailed Aussie Aussie Aussie • Australia Day • Hottest 100 • #AusOpen • Socceroos THE Australia Day long weekend was filled with fun for all ages and interests. The Mac’s Hotel and Cider Garden hosted a foam party on Sunday afternoon for under age party goers as well as a late night event. The Beachport Rock Till Ya Drop festival was a popular attraction for music lovers, with a huge range of bands from across the region performing on stage in the sunshine. Nel Mannion: “Great country, great tunes, great company.” Even locals on holiday or living overseas celebrated Australia Day. Amanda Brown: “Happy Straya day! Sad to not be in the country to celebrate but still going to have a few tonight of course!” Brooke Littlewood: “Happy Australia Day from London!” Josh Kourmouzis: “Happy Straya Day! Even though me and Luke Pitson can’t be in the beautiful country we call home, I hope everyone has a beautiful day.” interpretations of characters and animals have wowed Facebook and Instagram users. STRAYA: Tim Childs and Matt Parslow had a ball on Australia Day celebrating all things Aussie and counting down Triple J’s Hottest 100. Maharnia has created a feminine four horseman mask, pink power ranger, the Grinch, a lizard, Venom and many more on her page Dreambolic Art By Maharnia. Her latest creation is a detailed rendition of the villain Apocalypse from Marvel’s X-Men comics. “This villain is the big bad wolf of the Marvel community, the full extent of his powers are yet to be shown and I cannot wait to see him in the new film,” Maharnia posted on Facebook. “Huge thank you to Erika for requesting this look, it was so much fun to do!” Jen Sneath: “Lost for words! Your talent is endless.” PIC OF THE WEEK: This week’s featured image comes from @ beegee42’s Instagram page. The image was taken at last weekend’s Autofest event at the Mount Gambier Showgrounds. Do not forget to hashtag your photos with #tbwsocialfeed to see your images appear in Social Feed. 10 - The Border Watch, Friday, January 30, 2015 TRANSFORMATION: Mount Gambier body artist Marharnia Nube transforms into heroes, villains and animals weekly on her Facebook page Dreambolic Art by Maharnia. Katherine van den Hoogen: “Your work is amazing.” Erikas Bootang: “You aced this look, it is so great!” Maharnia’s skills in art range from sketch to body art and she offers face painting services.
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